Girls swimming and diving: Willmar's Schueler set for 50 free consolation finals
Willmar junior drops 3 places to 13th in prelims on Thursday
MINNEAPOLIS — Willmar junior Aubrey Schueler will swim another day at the Class A state swimming and diving championships.
Schueler took 13th place with a time of 24.94 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle preliminaries Thursday at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center at the University of Minnesota.
That puts Schueler in the consolation championship race Friday at the Aquatic Center.
Coming into Thursday’s race, Schueler was seeded 16th at 24.89. This is Schueler’s second trip to state after qualifying with the 4x200 freestyle relay last season.
Also competing in the 50 freestyle was Minnewaska/Morris senior McKenzie Luetmer. She finished in 25th at 25.86.
The top time in the consolation finals belongs to Mankato East’s Avery Schuh. She finished ninth overall at 24.69.
The top qualifying time in the 50 freestyle came from Monticello eighth-grader Adalynn Biegler at 23.27, followed by Mound-Westonka/Holy Family Catholic’s Jaylyn Storm at 23.93.